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attendant

 [ah-ten´dant]
a person paid to perform personal services for those unable to care for themselves.

attendant

(ă-ten′dănt)
A paramedical hospital employee who assists in the care and personal support of patients.
References in classic literature ?
He left his attendants in the hamlet, found the road the frog had described to him, and followed it all alone, and at last he arrived at the gate of the castle, which was even more splendid than he had expected, for it was built of crystal, and all its ornaments were of massive gold.
She also sent a message to the Prince's attendants that they might travel slowly back to the Court of King Peridor, and that the beautiful bird had really been found.
In his sublime self-feeling the difference between myself and the attendant seemed to him as nothing.
The attendant thought it would be more useful to watch where he should go than to follow him, as he might lose sight of him whilst getting out of the building by the door.
and breaking through the horses and attendants, he cleared the way for himself towards the center of the square, through the crowd, followed by the whole cavalcade.
After listening a few moments in silence, the count and his attendant convinced themselves that the hounds had separated into two packs: the sound of the larger pack, eagerly giving tongue, began to die away in the distance, the other pack rushed by the wood past the count, and it was with this that Daniel's voice was heard calling ulyulyu.
The attendant of this place was temporarily absent, probably because the only guests were at dinner and his office was a sinecure.
When he was magnificently weary of walking down that particular passage he would wheel round and pace back past the office; in the shadow of the arch just beyond he was altered as by a blast of magic, and went hurrying forward again among the Twelve Fishermen, an obsequious attendant.
They generally always like a male better," said the attendant.
Why, if this girl is going to see the King, he'll air his own troubles," returned the attendant.
The attendant was besieged by questions, but he was sitting on the step of the car, in the shadow of a policeman, with his head buried in his hands, and he did not once look up.
The attendant went to a hut that had been arranged some ten paces from the cave, and Father Sergius remained alone.